Why Marissa Mayer fears #MeToo may discourage women from pursuing leadership positions

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Former Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer is concerned about the impact she feels the #MeToo movement could be having on the next generation of female leaders.

In her first interview since leaving her role last year,

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Hired spent $2 million to fix its wage gap

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The pay gap is real, my friends. Hired, the career marketplace that produces studies about pay inequality, spent $2 million in 2016 to close its wage gap across gender, race and sexual identity. Since … Read more

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YouTube CEO Susan Wojcicki: Three Ways Tech Companies Should Improve Diversity

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Executive vide president of Forbes Media Moira Forbes, left, interviews YouTube CEO Susan Wojcicki, right, at theBoardlist and Forbes’ first ‘BoardForward Awards.’

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Research: CEOs with Diverse Networks Create Higher Firm Value

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Research has shown that firms benefit when their CEOs have strong networks. A new study explored that idea by looking at whether the diversity of a CEO’s network affects their firm. Researchers used

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Meet the Woman Who Convinced Apple, Starbucks, and Nike to Close Their Gender Pay Gaps

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Arjuna Capital managing partner Natasha Lamb has convinced 21 companies to commit to analyzing and closing their gender pay gaps. These include major players in tech (Apple, Intel, Microsoft), finance (J.P. Morgan Chase, Bank

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Women of Color Get Asked to Do More “Office Housework.” Here’s How They Can Say No.

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Research shows that women of color are more likely to be assigned or asked to take on office housework tasks, such as ordering lunch or running mentoring programs. When faced with these requests,

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Nike Admits To Diversity Shortcomings

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In a memo sent internally to Nike’s employees, Monique Matheson, EVP, global human resources, Nike Inc., said Nike  “has failed to gain traction” in hiring and promoting more women and minorities to senior-level positions.

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Unconscious Bias: Inside the Underbelly of Hiring

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Unconscious Bias: Inside the Underbelly of Hiring

A deep dive into a company’s demographics may often reveal the presence of personal biases creeping into hiring practices.

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The founder of one of San Francisco’s hottest startups reveals how diversity is the key to building a …

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Weebly

  • Weebly, a San Francisco-based startup most recently valuated at half a million dollars, has a leadership and management team that is equally represented
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The founder of one of San Francisco’s hottest startups reveals how diversity is the key to building a …

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Weebly

  • Weebly, a San Francisco-based startup most recently valuated at half a million dollars, has a leadership and management team that is equally represented by both women and men.
  • Weebly’s CEO says that its emphasis
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